Hugh A. Simons is an ALM Intelligence fellow. He is formerly a senior partner and executive committee member at The Boston Consulting Group and chief operating officer at Ropes & Gray. He is currently conducting research for a book on elite law firm strategy. Email: firstname.lastname@example.orgNicholas Bruch is a senior analyst at ALM Legal Intelligence. His experience includes advising law firms and law departments in developing and developed markets on issues related to strategy, business development, market intelligence, and operations. He can be reached at email@example.com or on Twitter @NicholasBruch.